Health Medical

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

Six Easy Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

18 October 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is nothing to mess around with. It can lead to a stroke, kidney failure, an aneurysm, or a heart attack. Your family doctor will almost certainly put you on a medication to get it under control, but there are things you can do to help lower it, too. Sometime people can even get off the medication altogether if they make the right lifestyle changes. Here are six changes you can consider making, but be sure to continue your prescription medication and keep your family practitioner in the loop. Read More …

4 Reasons To Visit Your OBGYN Yearly

28 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

It's not just when you are pregnant that you should be visiting an OBGYN, but you should also be doing so yearly. Here are four reasons why: Receive a Gynecological Exam: A gynecological exam includes more than just a Pap smear. You will also have your breasts examined and your pelvis, both of which go through many changes even within just a year's time and can have problems you may not have been aware of, including cancer. Read More …

Wearing Hearing Aids For The First Time? How To Avoid Ear Infections

11 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Now that you've received your new hearing aids, you might not know how to care for them properly. Without proper care, your hearing aids can put you at risk for ear infections. The last thing you want is an ear infection when you're trying to get used to your hearing aids. Luckily, with proper care, you can avoid ear infections associated with hearing aid use. Here are four simple strategies for avoiding ear infections now that you have hearing aids. Read More …

Tips To Make Your Colonoscopy Easier On Yourself And Your Doctor

1 September 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

No one looks forward to having a colonoscopy done. However, it is an important medical procedure that can help prevent or detect colon cancer in its early stages. If you have an appointment to have your first colonoscopy done, you may be nervous. Here are a few tips that can help to make the procedure go as smooth as possible for both you and the doctor.  Follow Your Pre-Prep Diet Read More …

Home Remedies For Varicose Veins

9 August 2017
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Varicose veins are a condition that cause your veins to appear raised, swollen, or bulging, with a blue or purplish color to them. They are most common in the lower leg area but can be found anywhere on the body. Varicose veins occur when the veins become enlarged and overfilled with blood. In some cases they are painful; in others, they are just unsightly. If you have varicose veins that you want gone, you may be looking at varicose vein treatment services. Read More …

About Me
Tips for Athletes With Arthritis

As an athlete, one of the last things I expected was to develop arthritis. However, I did. To me, arthritis meant I had to slow down, get a cane, and keep my legs elevated at all times. My doctor helped me to understand that I could continue living my life with some simple modifications to my daily routine. I did not have to give up sports. I created this blog to help other athletes who have been newly diagnosed with arthritis. With proper nutrition and the right lifestyle changes, you do not have to give up the sports you love.

Search
Archive
Tags